Renville County Public Health provides a broad range of services to individuals, families and communities to:
- Promote a healthy and safe community,
- Prevent illness, disease and injury, and
- Protect and enhance the health of those who live, work, learn and play in Renville County.
Renville County Public Health was first established in 1916. The department continues today with the goal of “making a difference” to the people and communities we serve.
DISEASE UPDATE: COVID-19
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China. Symptoms can include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. For more information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Renville County, click to see this info sheet.
The BEST thing that you can do is what you are likely already doing:
• Stay home if you are sick
• Cover your cough
• Wash your hands frequently
For the most up-to-date information, please visit:
Minnesota Department of Health: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/index.html
or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Minnesota Department of Health hotline to call with health questions: 1-800-657-3903.
#StayHomeMN -Details about the Executive Order to Stay Home, including FAQ's and Resources: https://mn.gov/stayhomemn
Information on Closure of Places of Public Accommodation, including links to Governor Walz's Executive Orders: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/coronavirus/action.html
Department of Human Services (DHS) Statewide hotline for child care providers: 1-888-234-1268
|Families & Children
Home visiting and programs for parents and children’s health, Pregnancy and birth, Parenting education. Car seats. Concerns with child development.
|Home Health Care
Renville County Public Health is a Medicare-certified home health care agency which provides nurses, home health aides and therapies to keep you safe in your home.
|WIC Nutrition Program
Information regarding the Women, Infant and Children Nutritional Supplemental Food Program.
Information for your children at school. Contact information for each school.
|Senior Services & People with Disabilities
Case management, Long Term Care Consultation: MnCHOICES, Resources in the community.
|Environmental Health & Licensing
Licenses for food, special events, pools, lodging, campgrounds, manufactured home parks, tobacco. Mold, Radon, Healthy homes, Food-borne and Vector-borne illnesses.
|Local Health Data
Statistics and data on local and regional public health issues. Includes local Community Health Assessment.
|Disease Prevention & Control, Immunizations, Refugee Health
Diseases and conditions, Seasonal flu, Immunizations, Tuberculosis, Prescription drug disposal, Reporting diseases or illnesses.
|Emergency Preparedness & Public Health Emergency Reporting
Individual and family preparedness, Emergency response programs, Reporting public health emergencies.
Nutrition, Lifestyles and physical activity, Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP), Drug Free Communities.
Links to information for our programs as well as from our partner resources, such as the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
What Is Public Health?